Improvements to Healthcare Teacher Resources
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Exploring at the Nanoscale
Nano-nano! Nanotechnology can seem like it's from another planet! After learning about this tiny technology, collaborative groups experiment with how smaller particles affect chemical reactions. They do this by immersing a whole and a crushed antacid tablet into equal amounts of water.
3rd - 9th Science 33 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Technology: Biomedical Engineering
Students participate in activities simulating various disabilities. After discussions, they work in teams to devise or improve on adaptive devices for people with disabilities. They include drawings of the tools they design and explain how they work.
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering 19 Views 26 Downloads
The Semiconductor and the Human Body
Students investigate the cells of the human body. in this biology lesson, students discuss the cell as the basic unit of lie and identify how many cells the human body is made up of. They relate the semiconductor to their investigation as it is an essential part in the medical field and helping to improve the health of the body.
8th - 11th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Home Smart Home
How smart is your home? Middle and high schoolers write a journal entry describing the types of technology found in their homes. After reading an article, they are introduced to "smart" home technology. In groups, they identify and debate the pros and cons of this technology.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 213 Downloads
History, Eugenics and Genetics
A poignant 20-slide show introduces high schoolers to the amazing accomplishments of genomics and raises the question of eugenics. This activity is only for mature audiences, as it deals with rape and other sensitive topics, but it is carefully written and highly valuable.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: What can Personal Genetics Tell Us about Aggression in Humans?
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the concept that many genes contribute to some of our traits.
9th - 12th Science 28 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Designed
HIV/AIDS in the United States
In the final of five lessons about HIV/AIDS, groups create presentations to share data about the infection rates in the United States, examining demographic and geographic trends over the past ten years. Depending on how much time you want to devote to the research, groups can either use the provided data exclusively, or do more research using the websites provided.
3rd - 12th Science 28 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
TE Activity: Broken Bones
Students examine the discipline of biomedical engineering or bioengineering. They complete worksheets by participating in reading background information and completing a hands on activity. They design a prototype of a cast to set a broken bone.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
What is Personal Genetics?
Adolescents have the opportunity to consider how they feel about the possibilities presented by the current availability of genetic sequencing. After some instruction, they participate in a four-corners activity in which you read a controversial statement, and they gather into groups depending on whether they strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Salaries, accreditation, and health technologies, sounds like career exploration time! Kids examine everything one needs to know before going into a health career. They explore the requirements and salaries earned by EMTs, massage therapists, radiologists, and personal trainers.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 23 Views 46 Downloads
Mapping the Spread of HIV/AIDS
Where is HIV/AIDS most prevalent and what are the current trends regarding HIV? Have groups work together to map the world's HIV/AIDS rates, then create a class map with all the data. Lesson includes cross-disciplinary concepts including world geography, economics, and science.
7th - 12th Science 26 Views 19 Downloads
Activity and Exercise
Leave it to the classic jump rope to get your class excited about physical activity! Your class will begin by discussing the benefits of jumping rope as a form of exercise and learning a few different types of jumps. Then in groups of four, your young athletes will engage in various activities that will build in progression, and ultimately lead to independent jump rope practice.
3rd - 8th Science 49 Views 36 Downloads